Research Briefing

Research Briefing

Our monthly Research Briefings capture the newest research related to cross-sector collaboration for scholars whose own thinking can benefit from staying current on progress in the field and practitioners who are interested in how this research may be helpful to their cross-sector work.

The April briefing includes articles about the public-private food assistance system that emerged in the 1970s, the role of open strategy in absorptive capacity in cross-sector partnerships, the definitions and determinants of success in cross-sector partnerships, and more.
The March briefing includes articles about the history of PPPs, collaborative innovation in the public sector, a cross-sector approach to food and nutrition strategy in Ontario, why city governments should work with data intermediaries, and more.
The February briefing includes articles about value conflicts in interorganizational collaboration, the economics of public-private partnership, public-private collaborations in urban mobility, and more.
The January briefing includes articles about power sharing in collaborative governance, knowledge transfer in public-private partnerships, the measurement of collaborative performance, and more.
The December briefing includes articles about network structures and government performance in clean energy development, factors that influence multi-sectoral partnerships in chronic disease prevention, and more.
The November briefing includes articles about new forms of governance in sustainable urbanization, defining and evaluating collaborative outcomes, the influence of PPP enabling legislation on projects across the United States, and more.
The October briefing includes articles about the Rikers Island Social Impact Bond, the challenges facing leaders of a cross-sector collaboration for community health, the potential to extract public value from social media data through data collaboratives, and more.
The September briefing includes articles about leadership activities catalyzing cross-sector partnerships in sustainability, assessing public value creation in mandated versus voluntary cross-sector collaborations, stakeholder motivations in collaborative federal forest governance in Oregon, and more.
The August briefing includes articles about multi-stakeholder collaboration to address health and housing needs in Boston, collaboration networks for breakthrough innovation, the landscape of regional councils addressing pre-school through graduate school education, and more.
The July briefing includes articles about partnerships for environmental change, the effects of participant diversity and trust on collaborative governance, non-profit participation in collective impact, the challenge of multiple institutional logics in hybrid organizations, and more.